Morocco: Russians in frame for LNG scheme

Issue 321 - 15 Apr 2016 | 3 minute read

With Morocco embroiled in new controversies over the disputed Western Sahara and strongly aligned with Gulf states in Yemen and other conflicts, geopolitics was high on the agenda when King Mohammed VI visited Moscow in March. The visit was also notable for reports that the monarch had suggested Russian companies – almost certainly led by Gazprom – could be favoured in building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal at Jorf Lasfar, and other infrastructure that comprises Morocco’s integrated gas-to-power (GTP) plan.

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